It seems like this is happening because male Hollywood execs only want to cast women they want to have sex.
Comedian Amy Schumer recently did a sketch about this very topic. Schumer happens by and asks what they are celebrating. When was the last time you saw a fortysomething lady paired with a twentysomething chap?
I agree, however, that studio execs seem reluctant to play up the sexuality of such stars. Small wonder, then, that Tomei is biting the bullet and accepting sexless chico call girl chico roles just seven years after exposing her nipples in The Wrestler.
CB Yes! You cite Melissa McCarthyat 44, as an example. Fifty is still 60 for women.
Marquee names are permitted to age at a very different rate from character actresses — even ones as desirable as Marisa Tomei. Ellesmere Lawton port late night girl woman was Witherspoon, at least in flashbacks, playing a role far Horney girls near Akron from her actual age; Dern, while not miscast, would never be granted the same leeway.
Tom Cruise is playing the same level of action hero in the latest Mission: Impossible outing that he did when the franchise started in As actors, ageing through your roles should be rewarding, not insulting.
Yet the stingy allocation of roles in mainstream Hollywood determines. What a wonderful topic for a film in the midst of what feels like a never-ending parade of films about the mid-life crises of Hot single women Boulder Colorado Allen aspirants.
Cassavetes says of her actress-in-crisis piece that much of it was taken from life. That old hag?
Get out of my office! Even if East Batesville looking for nsa leaders are slow to catch on, the audience for older female perspectives is emerging in a way that should become harder to ignore. That stat would suggest the message is still in transit to men, but how long can it take?